Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Emily Beckwith of Somerset, Ohio from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Emily Beckwith of Somerset, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Tuesday, July 2, 1839.
This letter was written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Emily Beckwith of Somerset, Ohio. Beckwith writes about an illness that has been spreading over Somerset. She also reveals that she is tired from caring for the sick. She asks Johnson about Miss Tucker and if Johnson knows why she left teaching in Worthington. The letter continues with Beckwith asking about all of her friends from Worthington and requesting Mary and mutual friend Cal, Caroline Griswold, visit.
Mary was daughter of one of Worthington's founders, Orange Johnson and wife Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. She married Francis Sessions on August 18, 1847. The Sessions were interested in promoting art and art instruction in Columbus.
Little is known of Emily Beckwith other than what can be learned from her correspondence with Mary Johnson. They wrote several letters back and forth.
It covers the topic Orange Johnson House.
It covers the city Worthington.
You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.155.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1076_001.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 23, 2018. It was last updated February 2, 2022.